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posted ago by GoldenPlains ago by GoldenPlains +25 / -1

Welcome to the discussion post for our read of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress.

Rules are pretty simple, don't spoil any of the upcoming chapters and keep discussion to chapters 17-20. Next week's chapters will cover 21-24.


Link to book: https://archive.org/details/TheMoonIsAHarshMistress_201701/mode/2up


Previous Threads:

Chapters 1-4

Chapters 5-8

Chapters 9-12

Chapters 13-16


Previous Books:

Starship Troopers

Gulag Archipelago

Brave New World

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subbookkeeper 4 points ago +4 / -0

I wasn't expecting the protagonists to completely and utterly win by the end. It seemed forced given the prior chapters and the repeated long odds given but having a supercomputer helps, and it's hard to argue with being at the top of a gravity well. I did think Earth gave up rather easily though, but the combat was glossed over and not really the focus.